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Old 05-18-10, 08:25 AM   #1
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I actually turned around laughing....

....and went back the few hundred yards I had ridden past this to take the picture. It had stormed and rained quite heavily the previous night and this is what I spied as I pedaled by. The first thought that crossed my mind was..."Suburban Water Hazard!"

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Old 05-18-10, 08:39 AM   #2
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Not nearly as weird as the alligator lurking just underneath the grate.

Don't sit on the curb.
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Old 05-18-10, 09:51 AM   #3
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I know the feeling. When the owner of Jingles - the attack furball little dog comes after me on my commute - tries in vain to call him off. I have to out sprint him up a pretty steep hill and always get away. Usually laughing so hard by the time I get to the top of the hill I almost fall off the bike.
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Old 05-18-10, 10:08 AM   #4
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Huh - I don't get it. Is it the three things that can either be golf balls or eggs, the crap that looks like a dead rat or the fact that the grate is cleverly designed to snag your tire no matter which way you approach it.
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Old 05-18-10, 11:16 AM   #5
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water trap.
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Old 05-20-10, 02:54 PM   #6
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I only watch golf then the Three Stooges are playing.

"I don't see any Gulf".


"Look at the Gulf!"
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